Vancouver - The Arts, Sports & Activities (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Arts and Sports & Activities chapters from Lonely Planet's Vancouver guidebook.
Vancouverites have a passion for the outdoors – it's hard not to when the outdoors is staring you in the face everywhere you look. But the city is also a major regional center for artsy pursuits.
- dress up for a chamber music recital at a downtown church or the spectacular Orpheum Theatre
- time your visit for March’s Vancouver International Dance Festival or July’s Dancing on the Edge
- if you’re feeling energetic, try skiing in the morning and hitting the beach in the afternoon
- book a seat well in advance to join the madness at a Vancouver Canucks hockey game
Coverage includes: Classical Music, Dance, Film, Opera & Choral, Spoken Word, Theater, Cycling & Mountain Biking, Golf, Hiking, Ice Skating, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Running, Sailing & Windsurfing, Scuba Diving, Skiing & Snowboarding, Gyms, Swimming, Yoga, Beauty Salons, Spas, Spectator Sports, Baseball, Football, Hockey and Soccer.
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